There Are No Do-Overs in Job Hunting

The Wall Street Journal shared a heart-warming tale of Abhijit Phadnis who messed up a job interview, asked for feedback, convinced them he could do what they wanted and ended up with the job. It’s a great story. But you shouldn’t bank on it happening to you. Here is (probably) went on behind the scenes, and why you should be cautious about trying to get a do-over.

He knew he was rejected.

This should be obvious in every job, but it’s not. Recruiters often don’t get back to candidates, so you never even know whether you’ve been rejected or are still under consideration. This may seem like such a little thing, but it’s pretty critical. Phadnis would never have known to ask if no one told him he wasn’t still under consideration.

To keep reading, click here: Can You Get a Do-over in a Job Interview?

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